Home Mail MemberMap Chat (0) Wallpapers
Go Back   ChiefsPlanet > The Lounge > Media Center

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-24-2011, 11:09 AM  
Guru Guru is offline
SKC 13-Royals 14-Chiefs 15?
 
Guru's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Middle of the USA
Casino cash: $14091
VARSITY
HDTV assistance please

My dad has decided to make the jump to HD and is going big.

I would love some help finding him a few choices of 60" HDTVs around the $2000 and under range.

Found a Sony Bravia at Sears for $1699
http://www.sears.com/shc/s/p_10153_1...000P?adCell=W3

the same TV at Newegg is $1999.

Any opinions or other options you may know about would be appreciated. Also, is the one at sears a good option or should I have him wait until next week for the superbowl sales?
Posts: 54,404
Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-25-2011, 06:33 PM   #61
BigMeatballDave BigMeatballDave is online now
That's a cancerous meatball!
 
BigMeatballDave's Avatar
 

Join Date: Aug 2000
Casino cash: $13650
Quote:
Originally Posted by 'Hamas' Jenkins View Post
I'd be very wary of buying any Panasonic plasma right now. Their 2009 line of plasmas would have their black level halve itself after about 500 hours of usage. Without a significant adjustment in QC, caveat emptor.
English, mother****er. Do you speak it?

Posts: 51,967
BigMeatballDave has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.BigMeatballDave has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.BigMeatballDave has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.BigMeatballDave has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.BigMeatballDave has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.BigMeatballDave has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.BigMeatballDave has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.BigMeatballDave has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.BigMeatballDave has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.BigMeatballDave has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.BigMeatballDave has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-25-2011, 07:24 PM   #62
Guru Guru is offline
SKC 13-Royals 14-Chiefs 15?
 
Guru's Avatar
 

Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Middle of the USA
Casino cash: $14091
VARSITY
Quote:
Originally Posted by WVChiefFan View Post
That's a big plasma....hope there's a secure place to mount this bad boy.

Weight Without Stand 94.1 lbs.

I have a 42" Hitachi plasma in our bedroom and I'm very happy with it.
In the studs of course
__________________
Same as it ever was.
Posts: 54,404
Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-25-2011, 08:05 PM   #63
Guru Guru is offline
SKC 13-Royals 14-Chiefs 15?
 
Guru's Avatar
 

Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Middle of the USA
Casino cash: $14091
VARSITY
Damn. He settled on this one
Quote:
Originally Posted by Guru View Post
Before I could tell him about this one.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Guru View Post
Opinions on this LG plasma for 1566

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16889005133
I suggested he cancel the order but he didn't want to do that. Oh well. I'm sure he will still love it since he has been watching TV on a CRT all his life.
__________________
Same as it ever was.
Posts: 54,404
Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-25-2011, 08:17 PM   #64
WV WV is offline
Veteran
 
WV's Avatar
 

Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: In the Holler
Casino cash: $5025
Crutchfield has amazing customer service IMO, so he definitely has that going for him. Nice purchase!
Posts: 4,968
WV threw an interception on a screen pass.WV threw an interception on a screen pass.WV threw an interception on a screen pass.WV threw an interception on a screen pass.WV threw an interception on a screen pass.WV threw an interception on a screen pass.WV threw an interception on a screen pass.WV threw an interception on a screen pass.WV threw an interception on a screen pass.WV threw an interception on a screen pass.WV threw an interception on a screen pass.
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-25-2011, 08:28 PM   #65
Guru Guru is offline
SKC 13-Royals 14-Chiefs 15?
 
Guru's Avatar
 

Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Middle of the USA
Casino cash: $14091
VARSITY
Quote:
Originally Posted by WVChiefFan View Post
Crutchfield has amazing customer service IMO, so he definitely has that going for him. Nice purchase!
Agreed on that. They bend over backwards to help people.
__________________
Same as it ever was.
Posts: 54,404
Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.Guru is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-25-2011, 09:11 PM   #66
memyselfI memyselfI is offline
CHANGEd your mind yet????
 
memyselfI's Avatar
 

Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Lunatics Anonymous
Casino cash: $5329
Quote:
Originally Posted by 'Hamas' Jenkins View Post
I'd be very wary of buying any Panasonic plasma right now. Their 2009 line of plasmas would have their black level halve itself after about 500 hours of usage. Without a significant adjustment in QC, caveat emptor.
I've read this. I've also read where aside from some AVForums that most people are not having this problem or if they are they don't notice the difference.

We've logged over 500 hours and have noticed NO decrease in blacks or anything which remotely resembles what the hysteria described. I think some people got defective units. Knock on wood, we were not one of them. Panasonic should address those who did. Unfortunately, their mismanagement of the situation caused what looked like isolated problems to appear to be widespread.

I would not hesitate to recommend Panasonic. We just bought our third. We did buy extended warranties just in case. But then I would buy it for any brand.
__________________
Meet the new boss same as the old boss.

BigChiefDave:"Anyone who thought we would only be in Iraq for a few years is either stoned or just stoopid."
"It is unknowable how long that conflict will last. It could last 6 days, 6 wks. I doubt 6 mths." Rummy 2/7/03
Posts: 31,989
memyselfI has disabled reputation
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2011, 12:19 PM   #67
Count Zarth Count Zarth is online now
just say no to alex and mav
 
Count Zarth's Avatar
 

Join Date: Nov 2002
Casino cash: $26891
Pondering getting a 60-65 inch DLP TV. They are cheap and I like cheap.

Only question is...do they have the same clarity as LCD TVs?

Oh...this is the one...

http://www.amazon.com/Mitsubishi-WD-.../dp/B00166BNFS
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Discuss Thrower View Post
KC has chosen to hitch their playoff hopes on 30+ year old game manager QB with obvious limitations with no real future prospect at signal caller on the roster.

There is no difference from what Dorsey is doing now than what the franchise has done for the last 25 years.

Last edited by Count Zarth; 02-09-2011 at 12:25 PM..
Posts: 169,967
Count Zarth is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Zarth is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Zarth is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Zarth is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Zarth is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Zarth is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Zarth is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Zarth is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Zarth is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Zarth is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Zarth is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2011, 01:13 PM   #68
DaneMcCloud DaneMcCloud is offline
Band
 
DaneMcCloud's Avatar
 

Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: The 'Wood
Casino cash: $5502
Quote:
Originally Posted by Guru View Post
Damn. He settled on this one

I suggested he cancel the order but he didn't want to do that. Oh well. I'm sure he will still love it since he has been watching TV on a CRT all his life.
It's a good thing it's cold there because I imagine that thing will be more effective than a space heater.

Why didn't he go LED LCD at Costco? They extend the warranty by two years.
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Alex Smith HATER View Post
Geno > Cam
Quote:
Originally Posted by gochiefs(exceptQB) View Post
Dane is gonna have to leave again after we draft Geno.

He faces monstrous backlash.
Posts: 48,965
DaneMcCloud is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaneMcCloud is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaneMcCloud is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaneMcCloud is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaneMcCloud is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaneMcCloud is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaneMcCloud is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaneMcCloud is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaneMcCloud is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaneMcCloud is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaneMcCloud is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2011, 01:17 PM   #69
Lzen Lzen is offline
Who is John Galt?
 
Lzen's Avatar
 

Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Earth
Casino cash: $7610
Quote:
Originally Posted by DaneMcCloud View Post
It's a good thing it's cold there because I imagine that thing will be more effective than a space heater.

Why didn't he go LED LCD at Costco? They extend the warranty by two years.
They extend the warranty for no extra cost? Is this on all tvs or just LEDs?
__________________
A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.
Posts: 30,439
Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2011, 01:18 PM   #70
DaneMcCloud DaneMcCloud is offline
Band
 
DaneMcCloud's Avatar
 

Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: The 'Wood
Casino cash: $5502
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lzen View Post
They extend the warranty for no extra cost? Is this on all tvs or just LEDs?
It's all televisions. Even with the crazy sales tax here (9.75%), it's worth it to purchase from Costco.
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Alex Smith HATER View Post
Geno > Cam
Quote:
Originally Posted by gochiefs(exceptQB) View Post
Dane is gonna have to leave again after we draft Geno.

He faces monstrous backlash.
Posts: 48,965
DaneMcCloud is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaneMcCloud is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaneMcCloud is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaneMcCloud is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaneMcCloud is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaneMcCloud is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaneMcCloud is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaneMcCloud is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaneMcCloud is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaneMcCloud is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaneMcCloud is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2011, 01:19 PM   #71
Lzen Lzen is offline
Who is John Galt?
 
Lzen's Avatar
 

Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Earth
Casino cash: $7610
Quote:
Originally Posted by ClayWhit View Post
Pondering getting a 60-65 inch DLP TV. They are cheap and I like cheap.

Only question is...do they have the same clarity as LCD TVs?

Oh...this is the one...

http://www.amazon.com/Mitsubishi-WD-.../dp/B00166BNFS
They are high def just the same. I think the main reason they are cheap is that they are moving away from that technology. I looked at DLPs when I first started looking at high def tvs a few years ago. I remember them being just as good looking as other types of technologies. Except for the fact that when looking at them from an angle they aren't great for viewing.
__________________
A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.
Posts: 30,439
Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2011, 01:21 PM   #72
Lzen Lzen is offline
Who is John Galt?
 
Lzen's Avatar
 

Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Earth
Casino cash: $7610
Quote:
Originally Posted by DaneMcCloud View Post
It's all televisions. Even with the crazy sales tax here (9.75%), it's worth it to purchase from Costco.
That's really not that crazy. It's almost that much here now.
Well, it is crazy BS, yes. But its not exclusive to you.

I will definitely have to keep Costco in mind next time I look at tvs. My good friend is the meat manager at Costco in KC. I wonder if he could hook me up.
__________________
A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.
Posts: 30,439
Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2011, 01:22 PM   #73
Lzen Lzen is offline
Who is John Galt?
 
Lzen's Avatar
 

Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Earth
Casino cash: $7610
Quote:
Originally Posted by ClayWhit View Post
Pondering getting a 60-65 inch DLP TV. They are cheap and I like cheap.

Only question is...do they have the same clarity as LCD TVs?

Oh...this is the one...

http://www.amazon.com/Mitsubishi-WD-.../dp/B00166BNFS
Oh, and they are thicker than LCDs and plasmas. Not as thick as old tube tvs, but much thicker than Flat panel LCS and plasmas.
__________________
A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.
Posts: 30,439
Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2011, 01:22 PM   #74
Count Zarth Count Zarth is online now
just say no to alex and mav
 
Count Zarth's Avatar
 

Join Date: Nov 2002
Casino cash: $26891
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lzen View Post
They are high def just the same. I think the main reason they are cheap is that they are moving away from that technology. I looked at DLPs when I first started looking at high def tvs a few years ago. I remember them being just as good looking as other types of technologies. Except for the fact that when looking at them from an angle they aren't great for viewing.
Well of course they are hi def. I'm just wondering about the clarity/sharpness.

The sharpness of the picture on my current rear projection HDTV doesn't compare to LCD models I see.
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Discuss Thrower View Post
KC has chosen to hitch their playoff hopes on 30+ year old game manager QB with obvious limitations with no real future prospect at signal caller on the roster.

There is no difference from what Dorsey is doing now than what the franchise has done for the last 25 years.
Posts: 169,967
Count Zarth is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Zarth is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Zarth is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Zarth is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Zarth is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Zarth is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Zarth is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Zarth is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Zarth is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Zarth is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Zarth is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2011, 01:25 PM   #75
Lzen Lzen is offline
Who is John Galt?
 
Lzen's Avatar
 

Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Earth
Casino cash: $7610
Quote:
Originally Posted by ClayWhit View Post
Well of course they are hi def. I'm just wondering about the clarity/sharpness.

The sharpness of the picture on my current rear projection HDTV doesn't compare to LCD models I see.
I think they have just as much clarity (that's kinda vague, though) as LCDs and plasmas as long as you are looking straight on at the tv. I would recommend going into a few local stores that still have some DLPs for sale and comparing them yourself. You don't have to buy from them. Just go look to see for yourself.
__________________
A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.
Posts: 30,439
Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.Lzen is too fat/Omaha.
  Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump




All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:30 PM.


This is a test for a client's site.
A new website that shows member-created construction site listings that need fill or have excess fill. Dirt Monkey @ https://DirtMonkey.net
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.